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Mar 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
on before you can effect change. government hasn't really kept up with all the changes. >> reporter: he was helping put together computer programs that didn't have such a traditionally way of finding a house, building permit or know what street range is pulled up. the conversation is about wanter about scalability, programming and python. an oakland resident talked about getting open open in contact with young people in the city. >> it was a big surprise to me when i moved into oakland and found myself in the middle of a war zone. >> the so-called digital divide may not be a real issue. >> there is a perception that the under class in oakland isn't using the internet and that they don't have access to it and in fact, they do. >> reporter: some used a net to post some pictures of themselves showing off drugs and weapons but not everyone. >> well, yeah, i goinged a lot of things. >> reporter: like what? >> like for instance right now a place to live. >> reporter: they were cruising in east oakland and we told her about open oakland. >
Mar 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
we've had such a huge turnout the last few years we decided to change the process this year. >> reporter: applicants preregistered online and then be invited to the hiring event. 400 people got the nod. >> really to have about 200 people. we've doubled our numbers. >> reporter: now they have no problem filling jobs unlike the days when the silicon valley was booming. >> my first year was eight seasoning a and we had about 50 people. so that's the deference. >> reporter: about 125 jobs are actually available. that means only one in four will be hired. they'll find out on friday. >> there'll be some anxiety and some anxiousness you know. >> i don't know. >> reporter: the jobs will start when the san jose giants kick off the season on april 11th. in san jose, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> and nearly all of the jobs offered at the fair today are minimum wage. in san jose that's now $10 an hour. >>> well, usually when you say sharks and blood it's not a good thing. but that wasn't the case today in the south bay. the san jose sharks foundation
Mar 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
is unclear. two other homes in the neighborhood have been watched in case soil conditions change. >>> toxic vapors in their homes, endangering their lives. that is what an angry crowd talked about today. kpix reporter is in mountain view where the problem goes back decades, don? >> reporter: it is unnerving for many that live here who thought the toxic chemical has been under control for years can. now moving about in their homes and showing up in concentrations. >> reporter: vapors tce that pollutes the ground water of this part of silicone valley. >> what are the concerns that bring you here? what are you thinking about? >> health. number one, health, secondly, property values. >> reporter: the history goes back to the '60s, '70s, '80s when they dumped it and it ended up in the ground water t. seemed controlled for years new concerns emerged last year from vapors seeped into areas. >> it can evaporate from that ground water, migrate through the soil and potentially enter into overlying buildings. >> reporter: buildings like the homes of
Mar 10, 2013 5:30pm PDT
candidate but many church observers say times have changed. >> now a pope who came from the united states might be a welcomed breath of fresh air. >> reporter: vatican officials expect the voting will only last a few days. danielle knottingham, back to you. >> no conclave has lasted more than five days. >>> another reason tonight to cut the stress out of your life. new evidence of the severe damage it can do to your body and lead to early death. >>> from the kpi and x weather station, good evening, everybody. wow! what a day today. but, today will not be as warm as it will be tomorrow. in fact, we will pinpoint the warmest day coming up, as the new continues right here on kpix5. so if you have a flat tire dead battery need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico.
Mar 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
to it as march madness because we have no major weather changes. in fact, as we head into the new week, by monday, not a raindrop in sight across the northern half of the state of california into the central valley. our temperatures tomorrow going up in comparison to today. and above average for this time of the year. nearly 70 in throughout alviso, also alum rock, 74 degrees in wine country in napa. speaking of wine country, upper 60s in livermore. check the central bay, 68 degrees from berkeley in through el cerrito into oakland. check this out. warmest day of the workweek will be on wednesday. you know, when i see 77 i'm thinking almost 80 degrees there, right? >> yeah. >> just a reminder again tonight, when you go to bed, you have to set your clock an hour ahead, which means we lose an hour of sleep. but we gain an hour of sunlight on the other side with official sundown tomorrow at 7:12. sun-up like 7:29. >> i'll call you. >> okay. [ laughter ] >> thank you very much. >>> all right. well, on prom night, every high school girl wands to look
Mar 24, 2013 5:30pm PDT
some changes this week. >> we need the rain but the question is how much will we get. we look outside in san francisco where the winds are blowing and it's a westerly breeze and the transformation is taking place and san francisco is already feeling it. we are 5 degrees cooler than where we were and take a look at fairfield and antioch. we are still 2-degrees above where we were yesterday and the on shore breeze is back and that's already cooling us down. low clouds will be returning to the coast seeping into the bay and as we return to the area, i expect low clouds for the morning drive. cooler temperatures are in store for the second half of the day and a cool damp pattern as we get into mid-week wednesday. the ridge of high pressure is beginning to weaken and high clouds are over hid and if you look ahead, there is a few high which ispy clouds and still to the north, i point -- which ispy clouds and this will be breaking down the ridge of high pressure over the next few hours and we will begin to see a cooler air mass in place and cooler a
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